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by nclarken
Tue Feb 19, 2019 5:53 pm
Forum: Film Discussion
Topic: Capernaum
Replies: 6
Views: 707

Re: Capernaum

Just to back up what the others have said. Didn't expect much before going to see the film, but it I was engaged from start to finish. Difficult subject matter, but sensitively handled and some incredible performances by the child actors. Highly recommended.
by nclarken
Mon Aug 21, 2017 7:33 am
Forum: Film Discussion
Topic: Limehouse Golem
Replies: 16
Views: 14322

Limehouse Golem

A series of murders has shaken a Victorian community to the point where people believe that only a legendary creature from dark times - the mythical so-called Golem - must be responsible. Enjoyable murder mystery set in Victorian times. Bill Nighy particularly good as the inspector attempting to sol...
by nclarken
Wed Jul 26, 2017 9:58 pm
Forum: Film Discussion
Topic: The Big Sick
Replies: 32
Views: 9460

Re: The Big Sick

Good film. Had some laugh out loud moments and some good performances (I didn't recognise Ray Romano either!). Ended up slightly cliched even though the premise hinted at originality with it being based on a real story. It was unnecessary long in places, and at times it felt like some scenes from a ...
by nclarken
Thu Jun 22, 2017 5:48 pm
Forum: Film Discussion
Topic: Baby Driver
Replies: 33
Views: 7442

Re: Baby Driver

Similar sentiments to others really. Nice concept mixing the music in with what was more or less a clever version of Fast & the Furious. Grabbed me for 90 minutes, but then went too far and meandered to an unsatisfying ending. Nevertheless, worth a look just for the novelty of the approach and some ...
by nclarken
Mon Jun 05, 2017 9:32 pm
Forum: Film Discussion
Topic: Gifted
Replies: 30
Views: 5120

Re: Gifted

Similar sentiments to the other reviews. Overall I have to say I did enjoy it, and it was quick enough and short enough to retain my interest throughout. It was predictable, but was always going to be. Some of the dialogue was clever, and the maths angle was a nice diversion. Certainly more of a laz...
by nclarken
Mon Apr 24, 2017 9:02 pm
Forum: Film Discussion
Topic: Lady Macbeth
Replies: 18
Views: 2307

Re: Lady Macbeth

Pleasantly surprised by this film. It was slow to start and at times seemed to wander, but it provided quite an innovative approach to a well trodden genre. Some scenes were quite unpleasant, but were still watchable. Due to the linear narrative, it was easy to follow and get hooked into the differe...
by nclarken
Sun Apr 02, 2017 6:01 pm
Forum: Film Discussion
Topic: Going in Style
Replies: 25
Views: 6336

Re: Going in Style

Saw it this morning. Despite my initial reservations, I was pretty impressed by the film. While it is quite formulaic and predictable, it has a charm and humour that make it enjoyable. Coupled with its short running time the time flew by. It wasn't incredible, but you could predict this before going.